• 26 November 2012, 15:40 | Religious mass media and Internet | 

    Manual by RISU Presented in Bible Institute

    At a seminar on the basics of PR and journalism held on November 24 in the Kyiv Bible Institute by representatives of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith in Kyiv, an educational manual “The Church and Media: Seven Steps to Understanding” was presented.

  • 26 October 2012, 18:37 | Church-state relations | 

    Council of Churches Asks President to Veto Alterations to Law on Freedom of Worship

    The address says that after the meeting of President Yanukovych with the Heads of Churches and religious organizations on 17 October, it became known that some ministries and agencies seek to propose to the presidential administration an alternative solution.

  • 26 October 2012, 10:59 | Religion and policy | 

    Protestant Pastor from Crimea Runs for Parliament

    Senior Pastor of the Kingdom of God Church in the Crimea, Valerii Makarenko, is running for the Parliament in electoral Circuit 181 as a candidate nominating himself.

  • 23 October 2012, 08:44 | Temples, church property | 

    Construction of Evangelical Church Building Completed After 20 Years in Lviv

    A new large prayer house of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals) “Golgotha” at 2 Skrypnyka Street in Lviv was consecrated on 21 October. The Church hall can house 2 thousand people.

  • 15 October 2012, 13:54 | Religion and policy

    Protestant Pastor Runs in Parliamentary Elections

    Bishop Valerii Reshetynskyi of the Association of Evangelical Churches Ukrainian Missionary Church and pastor of the Christian Hope Church in Kyiv decided to run in the parliamentary elections.

  • 8 October 2012, 09:59 | Extraordinary situations | 

    Adventist Prayer House Burns Down in Donetsk Region

    In the town of Yenakievo, Donetsk Oblast, on October 7, 2:30 am, a prayer house of the Seventh-day Adventist Church at 178 Shcherbakova Street went up in flames.

  • 12 September 2012, 00:17 | Protestants

    Mariupol Police Do Not Confirm that Adventist Parishioners Were Beaten

    The Mariupol City Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Donetsk Oblast consider untrue the information spread by the press service of the Seventh-day Adventist Church regarding the beating of their believers and ministers by unknown hooligans.

  • 29 August 2012, 10:14 | Scandals, crime | 

    Jews and Muslims condemn cutting down of crosses

    Representatives of Jewish and Muslim organizations have condemned the cutting down of Orthodox crosses. The cutting down of crosses in Russia, which followed a similar act of vandalism in Kyiv, are provocations and manifestations of uncivilizedness and disrespect for what is holy, believe representatives of traditional Judaism and Islam interviewed by RIA Novosti.

  • 23 August 2012, 10:34 | Scandals, crime | 

    All Defendants in King's Capital Case Except Adelaja Are Behind Bars

    On 21 August, during an interrogation, three suspects in the case of King’s Capital company, Oleksandr Bandurchenko, Oleksandr Safonov and Serhii Yeresko were arrested. Another defendant, Sunday Adelaja remains free.

  • 16 August 2012, 09:50 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    Opening of All-Ukrainian Union of Evangelical Christians Baptists congress held in Lviv

    On August 16, 2012, First Deputy Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yuriy Bohutsky and Head of the Lviv Regional State Administration Mykhailo Kostiuk will attend the opening of the Fourth Congress of the All-Ukrainian Union of Evangelical Christians Baptists.

  • 12 July 2012, 11:42 | National religious question | 

    Bishop of Council of Independent Evangelical Churches of Ukraine:Language Law is Crime

    The Bishop of the Council of Independent Evangelical Churches of Ukraine and pastor of the New Life Church in Kyiv, Anatolii Kaliuzhnyi is of the opinion that the passing of the Law “On Principles of State Language Policy” is a crime against the nation.

  • 28 June 2012, 15:19 | Interreligious & intercultural tolerance | view video | 

    Orthodox destroyed the tent with the Adventists books

    In the village Orlyne (Crimea) representatives of the Orthotox community destroyed the tent with religious books establised by the Seventh-Day Adventists Hope Channel. As we see on the video posted on YouTube on June 26 and raised a storm of comments in social networks among Ukrainian protestants.

  • 7 June 2012, 12:14 | Church-state relations | 

    In Sumy, denominations agree to sit at negotiating table

    A joint session was held of the Sumy Regional State Administration commission to promote the observance of legislation on freedom of conscience and religious organizations, the regional council of churches and religious organizations, the regional commission for the protection of public morals. The event was chaired by Deputy Chairman of the Governor Ihor Yahovdyka.

  • 30 May 2012, 12:10 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Officials and Activists of UOC-MP in Sumy Prohibit Baptists to Organize Event for Children

    The Executive Committee of the eastern Ukrainian city of Sumy prohibited the Church of Grace of the All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christian Baptists to conduct children’s events “Joyful Playground.”

  • 23 May 2012, 10:23 | Religion and society | 

    Participants of Interreligious Roundtable Support Optional Religious Education Classes

    On 22 May, as part of the International Family Week, upon an initiative of the Association of Large Families of Sevastopol, a unique round table was held with the participation of Catholics, Orthodox, Protestants and Muslims.

  • 17 May 2012, 10:24 | Extraordinary situations | 

    Religious Building of Jehovah's Witnesses Set on Fire in Sumy Region

    In the village of Shostka of the north-eastern Ukrainian region of Sumy, the roof of the main building of the Hall of Kingdom of Jehova’s Witnesses burnt down.

  • 9 May 2012, 14:30 | Religion and society | 

    Various Denominations Pray for Victims of WWII in Lviv

    Representatives of various religious communities prayed for victims of WWII on 8 May, at the Yaniv Cemetery in Lviv.

  • 19 April 2012, 10:53 | Adventists | 

    National Council Refuses to Grant License to Hope TV Channel

    The National Council on Television and Radio Broadcast refused to grant a license to “Hope TV Channel” Ltd for satellite broadcast.

  • 19 April 2012, 09:26 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    4th Congress of Evangelical Christian Baptists to Be Held in Lviv

    From August 16 to 19, 2012, in Lviv, the 4th Congress of Evangelical Christians Baptists of Ukraine will be held.

  • 18 April 2012, 11:47 | Theology and religious education | 

    First Graduation Ceremony Held in Eastern Ukrainian Bible Institute in Donetsk

    A graduation ceremony for students of the Eastern Ukrainian Bible Institute was held on April 8, in the Spiritual Center of the Eastern Conference of the Adventists Church in Donetsk.